2 “I don’t need to do my best in AVID “I don’t need to do my best in AVID. I’ll get an “A” without even trying!”
3 What does AVID stand for? AdvancementViaIndividualDetermination[L. avidus]: eager for knowledge
4 Topics in AVID Research Skills/Papers Organization Time Management Money ManagementCollege ReadinessTutorialsCollege ExplorationCareer ExplorationThe Process of Getting a JobStudy SkillsGuidance LessonsResearch Skills/PapersPublic SpeakingCornell NotesPhilosophical ChairsSocratic SeminarsScholarship ResearchGoal SettingMission StatementsSelf Discovery & ReflectionTips for SuccessBinder Checks
5 The Mission of AVID“AVID’s mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.”
6 AVID Student Profile Average to high test scores 2.0 – 3.5 GPA College potential with supportDesireDetermination
7 A remedial class Study hall What AVID is NOTA remedial classStudy hall
8 Students must meet at least one criteria below: 1st to attend collegeHistorically underserved in collegeLow incomeSpecial circumstance
9 Sample Week in AVID Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri AVID Skills for Success College & CareersTutorialsBinder CheckPresentationsAVID Skills for SuccessTeambuilding
12 Purpose of AVID Tutorials Create deeper understanding of corecurriculumDevelop academic skillsReflective learningEncourage leadership skills
13 Students remember… 10% 20% 30% 50% 70% 80% 90% Of what they READ Of what they HEAROf what they SEEOf what they SEE, HEAR, and SAYOf what they DISCUSSOf what they DOOf what they SAY as they DO something
14 Academic Rigor“Rigorous curriculum is a greater factor in determining college graduation rates than class standing, standardized test scores, or grade point average.”- Clifford Adelman
15 AVID increases the # of Low income students in college Minorities in collegeStudents graduating from college
16 AVID Graduates 97% plan to attend college 66% will enroll in a four-year university31% will enroll in a two-year college78% of AVID students are acceptedto four-year universities83% of their parents have less thana four-year degree
17 Completion of Four-Year College Entrance Requirements 76% of all graduating seniorsDO NOT meet university requirements89% of AVID students meetuniversity requirements!Only 34% of students in theUnited States complete universityrequirements
18 Why AVID works Rigorous curriculum Support Creates a team Provides students with the “hiddencurriculum”
19 Grading Binder Check Tutorial Projects, Classwork and homework, Community ServicePortfolio
20 ExpectationsStudents are expected to demonstrate maturity, responsibility, and respect for others.Anything that interferes with learning, including, but not limited to cell phones, music players, makeup, and food, will be confiscated.Students will participate in college entrance exams such as the PSAT, PLAN, and SAT.
21 Expectations Hats should be removed when entering the room. Gum, food, and drink are not allowed in class.Cells phones need to be silenced and put away during class time.
22 Late work & Extra Credit Late work will not be accepted. All homework/projects assigned are due at the beginning of the class period.Extra credit is rarely offered in AVID if at all.